BEHIND THE SCENES // THE MAKING OF THE FOX CLUB


That feeling of looking through beautifully curated items, finding the ones you love, trying on a handful of rad pieces, really falling in love with it on the hanger and on your body. We miss it! As much as we both love the ease and endless variety of shopping online, we feel its a bit more fun to shop in real life! So...

We've opened up a shop featuring Chicago's best swimwear and vintage. We are so excited to show off the shop, but first- here's a peek into our transformation!

The Fox Club

The spot we found is a few doors down from our favorite bar ( Empty Bottle! ) and was a former hair salon. A little dose of fate since our vintage gal Chanel did hair for over a decade :)

vintage 80s permWe found a perm!

new small business chicago vintage 80s salon

80s weedWe found old ass weed! Thanks Tetiana!!80s hair salon girl boss

The walls were 2 shades of pink, 2 shades of purple with a large splash of teal. It had some really ugly drop ceilings so we got up on ladders and took that shit down!

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We enlisted a little help from some really magical friends, who will forever be Fox Club VIPs.

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Dad sent some tools. And damn! We sure did use em.

80s drop ceiling girl boss

There was pizza.

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There was plumming.

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There was drilling. The pizza was more fun.

girl bossSo much sweeping. SOOOOO much painting.

paint combo

dic and more

A few jokes...

before

Before

pink ceiling tiles

After

Home Depot

Our second home. The Depot.

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We are The Fox Club.

Chanel ( left ) sources and curates all of our vintage finds, is our go-to hair and makeup artist and takes care of our website and social media accounts. She's a California native who travels back and forth to find the best vintage between the west coast and midwest.

Lizzie ( right ) is our swimwear designer, maker and creative director. She's a costume designer with an extensive portfolio who is passionate about every role she is dressing and still finds time to make sure you feel like a fox in her custom swimwear.

Come hang with us! We are here to help you find the perfect swim for your hot bod, vintage finds to style with your new suit and are here to help customize to your size and style. Plus, we're fun. 

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We can't wait to see you in this new space we've created. 

1047 N Western Ave

Chicago, IL 

 

xo

Lizzie and Chanel 


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